|From Horatio Alger to Eugene Debs : oral history transcript / 1956 - Coggins, Herbert Leonard, 1881-|
Notes on family influences and early life; work for publishers in Philadelphia and San Francisco; recollections of California Literary figures; Socialist Party connections; his worker-run business: interest in ornithology and writing. Portrait and signed statement inserted
Keywords: Publishers and publishing -- California San Francisco; Socialism -- United States; Ornithology -- United States; Cooperation -- California San Francisco; California -- Politics and government
|Politics, farming, and the Progressive party in California: oral history with Philip Bancroft - Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, UC Berkeley|
Description: Recollections of his father, Hubert H. Bancroft; his early law practice in San Francisco; his interest in politics- particularly the graft prosecution in San Francisco, the gubernatorial campaign of 1910, the start of the Progressive Party, and his 1938 campaign as Republican candidate for U.S. senator; his experiences fruit and nut farming in Walnut Creek- with marketing cooperatives, farmer organizations (including the Associated Farmers) and attempts by unions to organize farm la...
Keywords: californialightandsound; Bancroft, Philip, 1881-1975; Bancroft, Hubert Howe, 1832-1918; Progressive Party; Republican Party (Calif.); Lawyers--California--San Francisco; Agriculture--California; Cooperation--California; Agricultural laborers--California; California--Politics and government